añil

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See also: anil and Anıl

Spanish[edit]

añil

Etymology[edit]

From Andalusian Arabic النيل(an-nīl), from Arabic نِيل(nīl), from Persian نیل(nīl, indigo), from Middle Persian [Term?], ultimately from Sanskrit नील (nīla, blue).

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Noun[edit]

añil m (plural añiles)

  1. indigo (colour)
  2. true indigo, indigo plant Indigofera tinctoria
  3. indigo (blue dye)

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Colors in Spanish · colores (layout · text)
     blanco      gris      negro
             rojo ; carmín, carmesí              naranja, anaranjado ; marrón              amarillo ; crema
             lima              verde             
             cian ; azul-petróleo              azur              azul
             violeta ; añil, índigo              magenta ; morado, púrpura              rosa

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